For more information about the NULYP
, the Training Ground, or to be added to the mailing list for NULYP
conference updates, email info@nulyp.
The National Urban League Young Professionals is about empowering young African-American professionals to create positive change in our communities," said Ryan Myers, interim president of the NULYP and president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NULYP.
Other NULYP events scheduled for 2002 during the National Urban League annual conference include a Mercedes Benz-sponsored Welcome Reception on Friday, July 26 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PST, and a Pitney Bowes, Inc.
To register for The Training Ground or other NULYP events, go to http://www.
Honey magazine editor-in-chief Amy DuBois Barnett will serve as moderator for the NULYP The Training Ground session titled, Telling It Like It Is: Reporting the Black Experience, on Saturday, July 27 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM PST.
Other NULYP events scheduled for 2002 include a Mercedes Benz-sponsored Welcome Reception on Friday, July 26 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PST, and a Pitney Bowes, Inc.
Encouraging young African Americans to increase their commitment to political participation is one of the main goals of the NULYP," she continued.
Additional information about NULYP and its voter participation activities is available at www.
The NULYP currently has more than 36 chapters nationwide, and approximately 1,800 members.
Our mission is to engage young professionals in the National Urban League movement towards the achievement of social and economic equality," Karla Ballard, president of the NULYP, said.
Through the NULYP, local chapters share resources, professional development ideas, fund raising practices and proven community service initiatives that further the goals of the Urban League movement: to raise academic achievement, increase economic self sufficiency and promote racial inclusion for African Americans.